The Lion King II: Simba's Pride Reviews

November 12, 2019
While it could never match up to the powerful original, The Lion King 2: Simba's Pride is a surprisingly good direct-to-video sequel.
November 12, 2019
LION KING II is good by Disney sequel standards and unique in that the story actually follows directly from the first movie.
November 12, 2019
Hewing to the exotic epic look of the original blockbuster, the new direct-to-video sequel "The Lion King II: Simba's Pride" is enchanting small-screen entertainment that feels big.
November 12, 2019
Like most sequels, this isn't really a movie at all - it's a merchandising strategy. And no one needs to pay money for that.
November 12, 2019
It's disappointing that this girls-are-strong theme doesn't play out as smartly as it should, but that's the one weakness in this sleek, joyful, entertaining film.
July 13, 2018
Lots of grub jokes, catchy musical interludes and a satisfying villainess with the voice of Suzanne Pleshette.
August 3, 2013
It's a fun story that actually gives something more to the characters than most sequels do, from the animated Disney line or not.
May 11, 2013
A retread of "The Fox and the Hound"...
October 6, 2012
An ineffective sequel in the two ways that are most important: it does not live up to the original's visual legacy, and it does not expand the characters or setting in a meaningful or consistent way.
March 3, 2012
Simply put, we've seen it all before.
February 23, 2012
Not unlike its predecessor, "Lion King II" has enough across-the-board appeal to entertain viewers of all ages.
December 17, 2004
Better than countless animated films that have received big-screen releases.
September 20, 2004
Born of a desire to make money off of children who don't know any better and their indulgent parents who should.